• Comp
    禮儀 Courtesy
  • Kids
    廉耻 Integrity
  • Waist
    忍耐 Perseverance
  • Sev
    克己 Self Control
  • Laughs
    百折不屈 Indomitable Spirit

Annick Van Driessche Seminar Report


The Annick Van Driessche ladies only seminar was hosted by Elite Taekwond-Do academy in the Castlelands Community Centre on the 24th and 25th of June 2017. Annick Van Driessche is a 6th degree black belt and president of ITF Belgium.
On the first day of the seminar Ms. Van Driessche started off with some warm ups through games and several exercises. She then went on to do numerous sparring drills. She also did first point sparring, and sparring circumstances, always making it very clear why we would use certain techniques when sparring.  Ms. Van Driessche also made clear the importance of our personal fitness and balance and showed us

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INTA Judo seminar

This coming Saturday the 1st of June we will be hosting a judo seminar with Mr. Paul Cummins 6th Degree.

Hosted in Greenhills community centre, this seminar will dive deep into ranges of combat unfamiliar to most Taekwon-Do students. This seminar is an amazing opportunity to round out your martial skillset, and get hands on expereience in the techinical details of grappling, throwing and controlling an opponent.


Master Douglas June Seminar


Cavan TKD welcomed Master Val Douglas for the launch of the Little Dragon’s programme in the Réaltóg Centre, Kilnaleck on Saturday. The children had a great time participating in a variety of new games, Taekwon-do drills and stretches. Students from both the Arvagh school and the Kilnaleck school came together to meet Master Douglas and participate in the seminar. The event was a great success and enjoyed by all! - Instructor Dan Kaneswaran


INTA Black Belt Grading - Summer 2017

The Irish National Taekwon-Do Association (INTA) held their annual summer black belt grading in the Citywest Hotel on 10 June. In the morning 13 students presented themselves for grading to first Degree. Master Donnelly (7th Degree) led the grading panel of five, which also included Master Fagan (7th Degree).
At noon four first degree students and one second degree student tested for their next Dan grade. The panel consisted of Master O'Toole (8th Degree, President of the INTA), Master Douglas (8th Degree, Vice-President of the INTA) and Master Martin (8th Degree).

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